The Lean Solutions Podcast — Developing High Performing Leaders with Deb Coviello

This week I’m speaking with Deb Coviello. Deb is the founder of Illumination Partners, Author of the book CEO’s Compass – Your Guide to Getting Back on Track and the host of The Drop In CEO Podcast.

In this episode, Deb and I talk about developing high performing leaders, how you can find them and the best ways to prepare them for their leadership roles.

What You’ll Learn This Episode:

  • The inspiration behind writing her book
  • What is a high performer and can everyone be a high performer?
  • Developing high performers
  • What should a leader be doing to help develop the next high performer
  • Signs that you are losing emerging leaders
  • How to prepare team members when promoting them to leadership positions
  • How to look out for and find the best emerging leaders

About the Guest:

Deb Coviello is the Founder of Illumination Partners and the host of The Drop In CEO podcast. For more than twenty years, she has been transforming businesses from within, elevating the talents of their organizations to new performance levels. Her experience has taught her to put tremendous value on people, whom she considers as the heart of every business.

As The Drop In CEO Deb provides her clients with 25+ years worth of experience and strategy in Quality and Operational Excellence roles combined with her 20 years in the Flavors and Fragrance industry, to identify, assess,and solve the issues that are preventing their business growth. Certified as Lean and Six Sigma Blackbelt in Process Improvement, she has also developed significant leadership insight that “People’’ are your greatest tool in your toolbox. In order to deliver on her promise of offering “peace of mind,” she focuses on utilizing the talents of her client’s team and elevating them to new levels of performance, setting them up to better serve their organization.

When she isn’t transforming businesses from within, Deb is a board member of Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce, (WFFC), an avid Curler with the Cincinnati Curling Club, a mother of 3 and resides in Cincinnati Ohio with her Husband Dan of 32 years.

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